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A-level and IB results

A-level and IB results 2015

IB results

Points are out of a possible 45

2 students were awarded an incredible full 45 points; just 0.3% of students worldwide achieved this.

  • 25.8% gained 40 or more points.
  • 39.4% gained 38 or more points
  • 77.3% gained 34 or more points
  • Average points score 36.6 (average worldwide is 30)
  • 93.9% gained the A-level equivalent of A*-B (i.e. Higher Level grades 7, 6 & 5)

To study the IB Diploma, students choose 6 subjects, three at Higher Level and three at Standard Level.

  Number of entrants 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Group 1 - language and literature

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

English Literature

66

12

27

27

 

 

 

 

German Language and Literature

17

9

5

3

 

 

 

 

Group 2 - Language acquisition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

French

30

12

12

5

 

1

 

 

German

7

4

 

2

4

 

 

 

Greek

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Italian ab initio (from scratch)

7

2

2

3

 

 

 

 

Latin

5

3

2

 

 

 

 

 

Spanish

13

6

5

2

 

 

 

 

Spanish ab initio (from scratch)

5

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

Group 3 - Individuals and societies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Business and Management

9

4

2

2

1

 

 

 

Economics

29

8

12

8

1

 

 

 

Geography

21

4

13

4

 

 

 

 

History 

20

5

11

4

 

 

 

 

Philosophy 

5

2

1

2

 

 

 

 

Group 4 - Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biology

37

9

11

14

2

1

 

 

Chemistry 

21

5

7

7

2

 

 

 

Design Technology 

7

1

3

3

 

 

 

 

Environmental Systems and Societies

10

3

4

2

1

 

 

 

Physics

12

4

2

4

1

 

 

 

Sport and Exercise Science

2

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

Group 5 - Mathematics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maths HL 

10

 

2

4

3

1

 

 

Maths SL 

44

7

5

14

9

8

1

 

Maths Studies 

12

1

5

5

1

 

 

 

Group 6 - The Arts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theatre Studies

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visual Arts

5

1

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subject Points Table Entrants Points gained

 

 

7

6

5

4

3

2

1

Total candidates achieving each grade

396

109

140

113

21

12

1

 

Percentage achieving points

100%

27.5%

35%

28.5%

5%

3%

0.3%

 

 

 

A-level results

An impressive number of students achieved the top grades, with 22 students gaining straight A* or A grades.

  • 35% of all grades were A* or A
  • 88% of all grades were A*-C
  • 13% of all grades were A*
  •  98.9% pass rate
    Number achieving grades

Subjects

Number of entrants

A*

A

B

C

D

E

N

U

A*-B %

A*-A %

Art and Design

13

5

5

3

 

 

 

 

 

100

76.9

Biology

30

8

6

3

6

5

1

 

1

56.7

46.7

Business Studies

21

1

3

10

2

3

2

 

 

66.7

19

Chemistry

24

3

5

8

4

 

4

 

 

66.7

33.3

Classical Civilisation

3

 

 

2

1

 

 

 

 

66.7

0

Critical and Contextual Studies (Art)

6

 

2

4

 

 

 

 

 

100

33.3

Design and Technology

7

3

1

1

2

 

 

 

 

71.4

57.1

Drama

10

1

1

5

3

 

 

 

 

70

20

Economics

30

1

12

12

4

 

1

 

 

83.3

43.3

English Language

18

 

2

4

7

4

 

 

1

33.3

11.1

English Literature

13

2

3

4

4

 

 

 

 

69.2

38.5

French

7

 

5

1

 

1

 

 

 

85.7

71.4

Geography

48

4

8

21

8

5

1

 

1

68.8

25

History

22

4

5

6

7

 

 

 

 

68.2

40.9

Italian

3

 

 

1

2

 

 

 

 

33.3

0

Latin

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

100

100

Mandarin *

3

 

2

1

 

 

 

 

 

100

66.7

Mathematics

40

8

10

9

9

2

1

 

1

67.5

45

Further Mathematics

5

2

 

2

1

 

 

 

 

80

40

Additional Further Mathematics

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

100

100

Music Pre-U **

4

1

2

1

 

 

 

 

 

100

75

PE and Sport Studies

11

 

1

3

4

2

1

 

 

36.4

9.1

Philosophy

13

 

3

6

2

2

 

 

 

69.2

23.1

Physics

15

2

1

6

3

2

1

 

 

60

20

Politics

25

2

4

12

3

2

2

 

 

72

24

Spanish

6

2

1

3

 

 

 

 

 

50

33.3

No of students achieving grade

379

48

84

126

75

28

14

 

4

 

 

Percentage achieving grade

 

12.7%

22%

33.2%

19.8%

7.4%

3.7%

0%

1.1%

 

 

No of students 128
* extra-curricular subject
** converted to A-level equivalent